March 31, 2022
Apple Enterprise Necessities now obtainable for small companies
Hundreds of small companies within the Apple Enterprise Necessities beta reported important time financial savings and renewed capability to give attention to their mission
CUPERTINO, CALIFORNIA Apple right this moment introduced that Apple Enterprise Necessities is now obtainable to all small companies within the US. The brand new service brings collectively gadget administration, 24/7 Apple help, and iCloud storage into versatile subscription plans. Apple additionally unveiled new AppleCare+ for Enterprise Necessities choices that may be added to any plan. Moreover, a two-month free trial will likely be obtainable to all clients, together with those that have been utilizing Apple Enterprise Necessities in beta.
“Apple has a deep and decades-long dedication to serving to small companies thrive. From devoted enterprise groups in our shops to the App Retailer Small Enterprise Program, our objective is to assist every firm develop, compete, and succeed,” stated Susan Prescott, Apple’s vice chairman of Enterprise and Training Advertising. “We look ahead to bringing Apple Enterprise Necessities to much more small companies to simplify gadget administration, storage, help, and repairs. Utilizing this new service results in invaluable time financial savings for purchasers — together with these with out devoted IT workers — that they’ll make investments again into their enterprise.”
Apple Enterprise Necessities helps small companies all through the complete gadget administration life cycle — from gadget setup, to gadget upgrades — whereas offering robust safety, prioritized help, and information storage and backup. The whole answer begins with easy worker onboarding, permitting a small enterprise to simply configure, deploy, and handle Apple merchandise from wherever. With the Collections characteristic, teams of apps might be delivered to staff or groups, and settings might be routinely pushed to units, akin to VPN configurations, Wi-Fi passwords, and extra.
Workers merely register to their work account on their iPhone, iPad, or Mac utilizing a Managed Apple ID. As soon as they register, they may have entry to every thing they should be productive, together with the brand new Apple Enterprise Necessities app, the place they’ll obtain work apps obtainable to them. Managed Apple IDs might be created by federating with Microsoft Azure Lively Listing and, coming later this spring, with Google Workspace identification companies, permitting staff to log in to their gadget with a single enterprise username and password. Apple Enterprise Necessities works with company-provided and personally owned units, and with Apple’s Consumer Enrollment characteristic, staff’ private info stays non-public and cryptographically separated from work information.
Along with a streamlined setup, Apple Enterprise Necessities gives a devoted iCloud work account for easy and safe storage, backup, and collaboration on information and paperwork. Enterprise information is routinely saved and backed up on iPhone or iPad, making it simple to improve to a brand new gadget. And iCloud Drive retains info synced throughout Mac, making it simple to maneuver between units at work.
AppleCare+ for Enterprise Necessities
Starting right this moment, companies have the choice so as to add prioritized help for worker units with AppleCare+ for Enterprise Necessities. This service contains 24/7 entry to cellphone help, coaching for each IT directors and staff, and as much as two gadget repairs per plan — by particular person, group, or gadget — annually. Workers can provoke repairs straight from the Apple Enterprise Necessities app, and an Apple-trained technician can come onsite in as little as 4 hours to get their iPhone again up and operating.1
“Espresso machines are the final piece of meals service gear artwork, and the centerpiece of each cafe. We take pleasure in being a part of the worldwide espresso group with a superior buyer expertise within the Minneapolis space,” stated Peter Kelsch, Espresso Companies Inc.’s president. “I began this enterprise in 1989 on Apple merchandise, and now iPhone, iPad, and Mac are used throughout gross sales, operations, and repair for our espresso gear enterprise. Apple Enterprise Necessities makes deployment and safety easy for our enterprise as we proceed to develop, and can cut back our IT administration overhead and streamline our development course of. It’s going to be a game-changer for our enterprise.”
Pricing and Availability
Apple Enterprise Necessities is now obtainable as a subscription for all small companies within the US. Versatile plans might be custom-made to help every person and gadget in a corporation with as much as 2TB of safe storage in iCloud, beginning at $2.99 (US) monthly after a two-month free trial. Plans that embody AppleCare+ for Apple Enterprise Necessities begin at $9.99 (US) monthly. Enroll right this moment at apple.com/enterprise/necessities.
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- Onsite repairs can be found with AppleCare+ for Enterprise Necessities plans in Chicago, Dallas-Fort Price, New York Metropolis, and the San Francisco Bay Space to begin, with extra places to return. 4-hour repairs can be found for iPhone solely; next-day appointments can be found for Mac, iPad, and Apple TV.
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